Ottmar Hitzfeld and the Swiss national football team, the train has left direction EM final 2012 probably permanently.
The train has left towards European Championship final tournament 2012 probably finally Cologne (SID) - for Ottmar Hitzfeld and the Swiss national football team. Despite of Achtungserfolges on Saturday at the 2: 2 (2-1) in the sold out London's Wembley Stadium against England, the Swiss have given by six points behind the "Three Lions" hardly opportunities on the ticket for the finals in Poland and the Ukraine.
Tranquillo Barnetta of the Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen had the Switzerland with his double Pack (32/35) first in leadership brought. Frank Lampard (37.), and Ashley young (51.) were still for the balance. England leads to the Group G table after five matchdays with 11 points from Montenegro (10). Montenegro expected on Saturday evening is the Bulgarian selection (4), trained by Lothar Matthaus.
Front of 88,000 people, including some 8,000 Swiss, the English, who had won the first leg 3-1 in last September in Basel, erwischten the better start. After five minutes, goalkeeper Diego Benaglio of VfL Wolfsburg Bundesliga had to Parry a header of the English Defender Glen Johnson.
Then put Hitzfelds newly-formed team, where also Barnettas Leverkusen team-mate Eren Derdiyok from the beginning ran to, their respect for your favorite hosts from and went deserved lead. In his two directly transformed free kicks Barnetta was allowed to appreciate but Hart active assistance of England goalkeeper Joe. After a foul on Jack Wilshere, Lampard turned the due penalty before the midfield star of Chelsea in the break had to vacate the place for young. He met then six minutes after his substitution to a 2-2.
Consequently pushed the English, who had to give up apart from their locked superstar Wayne Rooney on numerous service providers on the winning goal. The greatest opportunities awarded attacker Darren bent (71.) and Stewart Downing (90.).
In a lot of Group B, Russia prevailed 3-1 (1: 1) against Armenia. Pizelli had brought first of all the outsiders in leadership (25.). Then striker Roman Pavlyuchenko of the English first division club Tottenham Hotspur's with three gates (73 26/59. /., foul penalty) that game in favor of the Russians, in which the Stuttgart Pavel Pogrebnyak 90 minutes was on the bench.